Chris A. Malachowsky

Co-Founder at NVIDIA Corp.

Chris A. Malachowsky

Chris A. Malachowsky

Co-Founder at NVIDIA Corp.

Biography

Chris Malachowsky founded NVIDIA in 1993 and has more than 30 years of industry experience. He serves as a member of the executive staff and a senior technology executive for the company.

Malachowsky has been instrumental in managing, defining and driving the company’s core technologies as it has grown from a startup to the global leader in visual and parallel computing. As an executive at NVIDIA, he has led numerous functions, including IT, operations and all facets of the company’s product engineering. Most recently, he was responsible for NVIDIA’s world-class research organization, which is chartered with developing the strategic technologies that will help drive the company’s future growth and success.

Prior to NVIDIA, Malachowsky held engineering and technical leadership positions at HP and Sun Microsystems.

A recognized authority on integrated-circuit design and methodology, he has authored close to 40 patents. He holds a BSEE degree from the University of Florida and an MSCS degree from Santa Clara University. Both schools have honored Malachowsky with Distinguished Alumnus awards.

Malachowsky serves on the boards of the Computer History Museum and Hiller Aviation Museum, in Silicon Valley, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Art & Technology Lab. Beyond his technical accomplishments, Malachowsky has also received an Emmy for a film he helped produce that won Best Documentary in 2009.

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Career Highlights

NVIDIA Corp.

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Number of Boards

4

Number of Awards

1

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Vice President, Corporate Controller & Tax at NVIDIA Corp.

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Secretary, Treasurer & Director at The Chris and Melody Malachowsky Family Foundation

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Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer at NVIDIA Corp.

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Vice President-Corporate Affairs & Assistant Secretary at NVIDIA Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association

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Senior Managing Director at Arma Partners LLP

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Senior Director, Business Development, Advanced Rendering Center at NVIDIA Corp.

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Managing Director at NVIDIA GmbH

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Professor at The Jackson Laboratory

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Pro Bono Counsel at Hiller Aviation Museum

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Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.

BSEE

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.

Career History
Co-Founder
1993 - Current

NVIDIA Corp. engages in the design and manufacture of computer graphics processors, chipsets, and related multimedia software. It operates through the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and Tegra Processor segments. The GPU segment comprises of product brands, which aims specialized markets including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data researchers; and GRID for cloud-based visual computing users. The Tegra Processor segment integrates an entire computer onto a single chip, and incorporates GPUs and multi-core CPUs to drive supercomputing for autonomous robots, drones, and cars, as well as for consoles and mobile gaming and entertainment devices. The company was founded by Jen-Hsun Huang, Chris A. Malachowsky, and Curtis R. Priem in January 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Professional
Prior

HP Inc. enages in the provision of personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions, and services. It operates through following business segments: Personal Systems, Printing, and Corporate Investments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial and consumer desktop and notebook personal computers, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment gives consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, solutions and services,and scanning devices. The Corporate Investments segment includes HP Labs and certain business incubation projects. The company was founded by William R. Hewlett and David Packard in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Senior Staff Engineer
Prior

Sun Microsystems, Inc. provides network computing infrastructure solutions. It offers its solutions under the Java technology platform, Solaris Operating System, MySQL database management system, Sun StorageTek storage solutions, and UltraSPARC processor brands. The company also develops networking computing products and technologies which include servers, storage, open source software, tools, and training. The company provides solutions to the social networking, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, news, energy, and engineering companies. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

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$32.8K - $65.5K
2019

The Computer History Museum is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program.

$8,192 - $16.4K
2018

The Computer History Museum is a nonprofit organization with a four-decade history as the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computer history and is home to the largest international collection of computing artifacts in the world, encompassing computer hardware, software, documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images. The Museum brings computer history to life through large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, a dynamic website, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program.

Awards & Honors
University of Florida - Distinguished Alumnus Award
Other Affiliations

Chris A. Malachowsky is affiliated with NVIDIA Corp., HP, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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